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Celebrating in the Pool: Senator John McCain Hates it

Senator John McCain is one elected representative who is undistracted by the looming government shutdown in less than two weeks. Instead Senator McCain is focussing on the important issues. And what could be more important than the LA Dodgers celebrating in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ pool?

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Blueseventy Planning Ahead with nero14

Nero14, the latest technical racesuit from blueseventy, is set to dive into pools around the world from 1 January. Serving as the next generation suit to evolve from the experience of racing in finals in London last summer, nero14 has been body-fit tested by top swimmers, is made from seamless construction and is exceptionally compressive to reduce hydrodynamic drag and support muscular function.

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Blueseventy backs talent pool for Rio Olympics

Since coming on board with blueseventy, Adam Barrett has made his first British team and finished third at the British Championships. Adam now has his sights on qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next summer.

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Russell Wilson’s Secret Weapon – Swimming

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got the best of his NFC West rival Colin Kaepernick with a 29-3 win over the 49ers, and he did it by relying heavily on his star running back, Marshawn Lynch. Although many factors go into exceptional performance on the field, this pair of stars both spend time in the pool. Could swimming be the Seahawk’s secret sauce?

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Swimming Tip: Why Use a Snorkel in Practice

The center-mount original snorkel has been used for over a decade by some of the fastest swimmers on the planet such as Olympic gold-medalist, Anthony Ervin.

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James is the Guy for the Future – Exclusive Interview with the Junior Worlds Swim Star

In the absence of abundant senior British success, it was a junior freestyle prodigy from Southern England who relished the opportunity to shine in his senior international championship debut. (Image Courtesy of Colin Blair video capture)

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How To Eliminate Chlorine From Hair and Skin After Swimming

We made this simple 30 second video to show how to eliminate chlorine after swimming. Despite our written and illustrated instructions, we still get lots of questions about how to use SwimSpray. (Image courtesy of SwimSpray)

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Tweet to Win: Anthony Ervin #swag

Anthony Ervin will be joining FINIS at ASCA this year. Stop by and tweet your photo @FINISswim for your chance to win!

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Choose Dolfin for your Swim Team this Season

Dolfin has been a leader in quality products at a value price for over 50 years. As this fall/winter swim season fast approaches us, Dolfin is excited to offer teams more swimwear, accessories, and apparel than ever before. (Image courtesy of Dolfin)

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Swimming Tips: Catch More Water, Earlier

Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) is a position that is a critical to fast swimming across the board. EVF is most often considered to be the “front end” of the stroke, or the start of the pull or catch. (Image courtesy of FINIS)

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Night Train Swimmers Announce World-Record Relay Attempt

Six swimmers will complete 228-mile relay from Point Conception to San Diego to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation SAN FRANCISCO,…

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Anthony Ervin uses the Dryland Cord to Prepare & Train

Olympic gold medalist, Anthony Ervin, knows that stretching is a very important part of training. Following a routine increases flexibility and range of motion which increases performance ability and limits the chances of injury. (Image courtesy of FINIS)

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Getting Fit with the Ultimate Drag Suit – Swimming Tips

The best way to build a swimmer’s strength and power, besides dryland training, is resistance training in the water. Once a swimmer has mastered the correct technique, it is important to improve their strength and muscular endurance in order to improve. (Image courtesy of FINIS)

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Nearly Half of all World Championships Medals were won in Arena swimsuits

Arena Athlete, Ruta Meilutyte, reacts with emotion after breaking the 100 meters breaststroke world record at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcleona, Spain. Almost half of all medals awarded in the pool and open water went to swimmers wearing Arena suits. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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US Open Day 5 – Photo Vault

Madison Kennedy keeping it fun and swimming fast. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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